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Nancy Holt, Solar Rotary, 1995

USF Public Art Walking Tour

April 3, Noon–1pm
(rescheduled due to weather)

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Starting at the site of Nancy Holt’s Solar Rotary located on The Tampa Tribune Plaza between Communication & Information Sciences (CIS), Cooper Hall (CPR) and Business (BSN) buildings, site #13 on USF Public Art Map. Download a pdf of the map here.

Join USF Curator of Public Art & Social Practice, Sarah Howard, for a walking tour of selected works in the USF Public Art Collection on the Tampa campus. This free guided tour will celebrate the twentieth anniversary of the dedication of Nancy Holt’s Solar Rotary and highlight additional public artworks in the vicinity. Participants will have the opportunity to learn about the history of the USF Public Art program, and the artists and collaborators who created the site-specific works. In 2008, the USF Public Art Program was selected as one of the nation’s top ten university based public art programs by the Public Art Network, a national organization of public art professionals associated with American for the Arts. For additional information or questions, please contact Sarah Howard.


Sun Kissed: 2015 MFA Graduation Exhibition Opening Reception + Student Show Awards

April 3, 7–9pm

USF Contemporary Art Museum
3821 USF Holly Drive
Tampa, FL 33620

Join us at 7pm as Margaret Miller, Director of IRA/CAM, introduces the graduating MFA artists, and Wallace Wilson, Director of the USF School of Art and Art History, announces the award winners for the Art History Research Paper Competition and for the 39th Annual Juried Student Art Exhibition, with selected artworks installed in the William and Nancy Oliver Gallery (FAH 102). Attendees are invited to ArtHouse next door (FAH) at 8–11pm for open studios, music and more, after the CAM event.


All events are FREE unless otherwise noted.


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USFCAM and Graphicstudio are Closed all University and State of Florida holidays and between exhibitions. Please check CAM's exhibitions schedule before your visit.

The University of South Florida Contemporary Art Museum (USFCAM) is fully accessible to visitors with disabilities. There are disabled parking spaces outside of the museum, an accessible entrance, good lighting and accessible restrooms. The museum follows USF guidelines regarding service animals. USFCAM faculty and staff are pleased to work with organizations that provide cultural opportunities for disabled clients to tour the Museum. Please call (813) 974-4133 two weeks in advance to request specific tour information.



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